Robert Louis Chavez, Age :71

Mar 24,1948---Nov 17,2019


Robert “Bob” Chavez, passed from this life Sunday, November 17, 2019, surrounded by the love of his family and friends.

Bob was born to the late Henry Chavez and Rose Nina Chavez Summers, March 24, 1948 in Denver, Colorado. Bob served in the Navy and was a Viet Nam Vet.  He took up boxing while in the Navy and studied taekwondo. The one thing that brought great joy to Bob in his lifetime was music. He spent many years dancing and sang Barbershop for several years and enjoyed the camaraderie of his fellow singers. Bob owned his own plumbing business for many years in California. Finally moving to New Mexico for good in 2007 where he went into his creative side and did remodeling.

Bob is survived by his wife April Young Chavez, his children Ursula Pendavaris ( Travis ), Tara Perry ( Matt ) , Fawn O”Neil, Tina Jones ( Brian ), Wendy Sandidge ( Charles ), Dylan Moya, C.J. Moya ( Krystle ). Siblings: Dennis Chavez ( Shirley ), Joyce Boeck ( Dean ), Rudy Chavez, Nadine, Bernice Golden ( Timothy ) Richard Chavez. He is preceded in death by his sister Darlene Chavez. Bob had 20 beautiful grandchildren and 8 great grands. Bob also had many loving cousins, nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Miguel Cordova, Antonio Barreda, Charles Sandidge, C.J. Moya, Jeff Buntz and Richard La Jeuenesse.


Arrangements entrusted to:

Riverside Funeral Home of Albuquerque

225 San Mateo Blvd. NE

(505) 764 -9663